International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Science

Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2023

  • Research Article

    Bile Duct Segmentation Methods Under 3D Slicer Applied to ERCP: Advantages and Disadvantages

    Abdelhadi Essamlali*, Vincent Millot-Maysounabe, Marion Chartier, Grégoire Salin, Aymeric Becq, Lionel Arrivé, Marine Duboc Camus, Jérôme Szewczyk, Isabelle Claude

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 66-74
    Received: Sep. 11, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 26, 2023
    Published: Nov. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: This article presents an evaluation of biliary tract segmentation methods used for 3D reconstruction, which may be very usefull in various critical interventions, such as endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), using the 3D Slicer software. This article provides an assessment of biliary tract segmentation techniques employed for 3D r... Show More
  • Research Article

    Determinants of Neonatal Outcomes for Preterm Infants Admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Ndola Teaching Hospital in Ndola District, Zambia

    Nsululu Hyascinth Mbulo, Siwale Mwaba Chileshe, Kwaleyela Namukolo Concepta

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 75-84
    Received: Sep. 28, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 20, 2023
    Published: Dec. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: Neonatal outcomes for preterm infants vary from region to region in the world. In the last few decades, there have been major improvements in neonatal outcomes of premature infants in the developed countries; but not so much in developing countries. In Zambia, the preterm birth rate is estimated to be 13% of all births, and each year there are 77, ... Show More